Visiting the National First Ladies' Library First Ladies National Historic Site
Call or email for program reservations:
for large group/bus tours call or email
The First Ladies National Historic Site, operated and managed by the National First Ladies' Library, is housed in two buildings. One is the Ida Saxton McKinley Historic Home and the other building, just a block north, is the Education & Research Center where the museum is housed. BOTH buildings are handicapped accessible.
NO PHOTOS OR VIDEOS are permitted to be taken in the Research & Education building.
Guided Tours:Tour both the Education & Research Center and the Saxton McKinley House for 1 admission price. Tours begin at the Education & Research Center.
Reservations are highly recommended as tour size is limited. Reservations are REQUIRED for groups of 6 or more. Please call or email to reserve in advance.
Monday:CLOSED, no tours,gift shop open 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Saturday 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30 p.m., plus Sundays in June, July & August at 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30 p.m. Reservations required for groups of 6 or more only, recommended for all others.We are CLOSED ON: Feb 15 Presidents Day; May 30 Memorial Day; July 4 4th of July; Sept 5 Labor Day; November 24 Thanksgiving; Dec. 24,25 Christmas
Research Library: Open by appointment only